High serum levels of C-reactive protein (CRP) predict beneficial decrease of visceral fat in obese females after sleeve gastrectomy

Gender-related differences represent an emerging investigation field to better understand obesity heterogeneity and paradoxically associated CV risk. Here, we investigated if high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) might differently affect adiposity and predict the clinical response to bariatric surgery in obese males and females.
Source: Nutrition, Metabolism, and Cardiovascular Diseases : NMCD - Category: Nutrition Authors: Source Type: research

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ConclusionVitamin D deficiency and insufficiency were prevalent pre-surgery and reduced significantly with routine supplementation post-surgery.
Source: Obesity Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 7 December 2019Source: Cirugía Española (English Edition)Author(s): Isabel Mora Oliver, Norberto Cassinello Fernández, Raquel Alfonso Ballester, María D. Cuenca Ramírez, Joaquín Ortega SerranoAbstractObjectivesTo evaluate the effectiveness of conversion surgery in a bariatric surgery unit with 25 years of experience.MethodRetrospective observational study of patients with type II obesity or higher who were reoperated by means of conversion surgery due to weight regain, residual body mass index (BMI)>35 kg/m2 or 35 kg/m2 o pérdida
Source: Cirugia Espanola - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
ConclusionsRYGB is an effective therapy for patients with BE and reflux after SG. Its outcomes in the current study were BE remission in the majority of cases as well as a decrease in reflux activity. Further studies with larger cohorts are necessary to confirm these findings.
Source: Obesity Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
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Source: Obesity Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
ConclusionThis study suggests that bariatric surgery is only a prerequisite for weight loss, and the long-term dietary control and exercise can help patients achieve optimal weight loss.
Source: Diabetes Therapy - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
ConclusionOAGB is more effective for %EWL and dyslipidemia remission than SG. In addition, OAGB may lower the risk of postoperative leak, gastroesophageal reflux disease, revision, and mortality. Further comparisons of the clinical outcomes of OAGB versus SG for morbid obesity would benefit from more high-quality controlled studies.
Source: Obesity Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Guiding patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) toward the most appropriate bariatric and metabolic procedure is crucial for improving outcomes. In recent years, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) and sleeve gastrectomy (SG) have been the most commonly performed bariatric procedures worldwide. Both are safe, effective, and durable metabolic procedures. The aim of this review is to critically examine the best available evidence derived from the randomized clinical trials (RCTs) to identify which bariatric procedure is superior in an individual with T2DM to provide sustainable long-term remission.
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Review articles Source Type: research
Abstract Hypothalamic obesity is a clinical syndrome characterized by severe and refractory obesity that is caused by hypothalamic function impairment. Recently, bariatric surgery has been attempted for patients with hypothalamic obesity after craniopharyngioma, but experiences have not yet been accumulated in other hypothalamic disorders. Here, we report the case of a 39-year-old male patient with panhypopituitarism who received laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) after intracranial germinoma treatment. The patient was diagnosed with intracranial germinoma at age 15 and achieved complete remission after radioth...
Source: The Tohoku Journal of Experimental Medicine - Category: Research Authors: Tags: Tohoku J Exp Med Source Type: research
AbstractBackgroundSince a few years, the laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (SG) has become the most performed bariatric operation worldwide. However, as with all bariatric procedures, SG also leads to vitamin and mineral deficiencies post-operatively and standard multivitamin supplements are probably not sufficient.ObjectiveThe present study evaluates the effectiveness of a specialized multivitamin supplement for SG patients (WLS Optimum 1.0, FitForMe, Rotterdam, the Netherlands), compared to a standard multivitamin supplement (sMVS).DesignA double-blind randomized controlled trial was performed. For 12  months, patient...
Source: Obesity Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
ConclusionsThe weight loss trend after the SASJ bypass was similar to that of older techniques; consequently this technique can be considered for cases with particular indications due to the reversibility and also more accessible gastric follow-up studies in the SASJ approach. Further researches with longer follow-ups are strongly recommended.
Source: Obesity Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
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